Compare 2019 Audi Q5 vs 2019 BMW X3

2019 Audi Q5
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45 TFSI quattro Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 TFSI quattro Premium 22 27 $40,373 $42,950
45 TFSI quattro Premium Plus 22 27 $40,373 $42,950
45 TFSI quattro Prestige 22 27 $40,373 $42,950
3.0 TFSI quattro Premium 19 24 $49,256 $52,400
3.0 TFSI quattro Premium Plus 19 24 $49,256 $52,400
3.0 TFSI quattro Prestige 19 24 $49,256 $52,400
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Sports Activity Vehicle sDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sports Activity Vehicle sDrive30i 23 30 $38,630 $41,000
Sports Activity Vehicle xDrive30i 22 29 $40,490 $43,000
Sports Activity Vehicle M40i 20 27 $51,325 $54,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,373
$38,630
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,950
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$716 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
It’s easy to see why buyers increasingly pick luxury compact crossovers like the 2019 Audi Q5; it’s comfortable and quick with plenty of room. The 2019 BMW X3 is a versatile compact crossover that delivers on rising expectations.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 36.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.8
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 66
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 64.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 63.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
53.1 62.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.1 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.1 28.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4057 4034
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 258 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5000 248 @ 5200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.30 3.38
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.14
Trans Type
7 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.20
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Audi Q5 BMW X3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 6.8
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2019 Audi Q5
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  • Finance: From 3.99% APR for 66 months
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2019 BMW X3
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  • Incentive: $1,000 college grad
  • Finance: 4.29% + $3,500 APR credit
  • Lease: From $379 for 36 months
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